Construction Industry Sees Tighter Labor Shortage

Construction Industry Sees Tighter Labor Shortage

Job openings are likely to see increased upward pressure as both the residential and non-residential construction sectors trend higher. Attracting skilled labor will remain a key objective for construction firms in the coming quarters and will become more challenging...
1.6 Percent Drop Seen in Home Construction

1.6 Percent Drop Seen in Home Construction

The rising cost of materials coupled with impediments in the supply chain has resulted in an average 1.6 decline in the home construction arena on a national level. Despite lower interest rates, the yearlong supply shortage has driven the median price for new...
Improving Erosion Control During Construction

Improving Erosion Control During Construction

The City of Portland is updating its erosion control requirements to better manage soils and sediments on construction sites and reduce development impacts on the environment. A draft of the updated Erosion and Sediment Control Manual is now available for public...